Beer Glasses

Beer Glasses are a type of glassware designed for both serving and drinking beer. Beer Glasses can vary in size and shape depending on how they are being used and the type of beer they are meant to hold. The overall shape of Beer Glasses also ranges depending on national or regional traditions, commercial uses, or even cultural expression.

Some Beer Glasses are tall and have a stem, while others are small and are made up of a bowl. Using Beer Glasses to drink beer activates the other senses and makes drinking a more enjoyable experience. Beer Glasses are traditionally made of glass, but can also be made from pottery, pewter, and wood.

How many glasses of beer are in a keg?

The number of glasses of beer in a keg depends on the size of a keg, but typically a half-barrel has 165 glasses of beer that are 12 ounces each or up to 124 glasses of beer if each glass is 16 ounces. A quarter-barrel has about 82 glasses of 12 ounces each.

How do you frost beer glasses?

You can frost beer glasses to create a more enjoyable drinking experience by placing a wet beer glass in the freezer and making sure that it doesn’t touch anything so it frosts correctly. You can also cover the beer glass with wet paper towels and then place it in the freezer.

Why are there different beer glasses?

There are different beer glasses because different glass forms can highlight the various flavors within a beer. Beer glasses are designed to accentuate the different characteristics of a beer and affect the aroma of a beer, the taste, and the amount of beer someone drinks each sip.

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Beer Glasses

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5.875” | 14.9 cm
3.25" | 8.3 cm (Diameter)
3.25" | 8.3 cm (Diameter)
American Pint Glass
14.900
8.300
8.300
8400
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American Pint GlassView of the American Pint Glass in 3D available for downloadView of the American Pint Glass in 3D available for download
6.125” | 15.6 cm
5” | 12.7 cm
3.5” | 8.9 cm (Diameter)
Beer Mug
15.600
12.700
8.900
13000
https://p3d.in/e/n4tL9
3D
Beer MugPerspective view of a 3D model of the Beer Mug (16 oz)Perspective view of a 3D model of the Beer Mug (16 oz)
4.625” | 117 mm
3.625” | 92 mm (Diameter)
Beer Pong Cups
11.700
9.200
250
https://p3d.in/e/xPAL0
3D
Beer Pong Cups3D model of a Beer Pong 16oz Cup viewed in perspective3D model of a Beer Pong 16oz Cup viewed in perspective
5.5” | 14 cm
5.375” | 13.7 cm
3.75” | 9.5 cm (Diameter)
Beer Stein
14.000
13.700
9.500
16000
https://p3d.in/e/wi8vR
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Beer Stein3D model of the Beer Stein viewed in perspective3D model of the Beer Stein viewed in perspective
7.625” | 19.4 cm
5” | 12.7 cm
3.25" | 8.3 cm (Diameter)
Das Boot Beer Glass
19.400
12.700
8.300
30200
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Das Boot Beer GlassView of the Das Boot Beer Glass in 3D available for downloadView of the Das Boot Beer Glass in 3D available for download
4.875” | 12.4 cm
5.375” | 13.7 cm
3.94” | 10 cm (Diameter)
Dimple Mug
12.400
13.700
10.000
70
https://p3d.in/e/Rgid8
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Dimple MugPerspective view of a 3D model of the Dimple MugPerspective view of a 3D model of the Dimple Mug
7” | 17.8 cm
3.375” | 8.6 cm (Diameter)
3.375” | 8.6 cm (Diameter)
Goblet Glass
17.800
8.600
8.600
2400
https://p3d.in/e/hHNrO
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Goblet Glass3D model of the Goblet Glass viewed in perspective3D model of the Goblet Glass viewed in perspective
7.375” | 18.7 cm
3.25" | 8.3 cm (Diameter)
3.25" | 8.3 cm (Diameter)
IPA Glass
18.700
8.300
8.300
2200
https://p3d.in/e/R0FjD
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IPA GlassView of the IPA Glass in 3D available for downloadView of the IPA Glass in 3D available for download
5.875” | 14.9 cm
3” | 7.6 cm (Diameter)
3” | 7.6 cm (Diameter)
Irish Imperial Pint Glass
14.900
7.600
7.600
30
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Irish Imperial Pint GlassPerspective view of a 3D model of the Irish Imperial Pint GlassPerspective view of a 3D model of the Irish Imperial Pint Glass
5.625” | 14.3 cm
3.2” | 8.1 cm (Diameter)
3.2” | 8.1 cm (Diameter)
Nonic Pint Glass
14.300
8.100
8.100
600
https://p3d.in/e/vBdUM
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Nonic Pint Glass3D model of the Nonic Pint Glass viewed in perspective3D model of the Nonic Pint Glass viewed in perspective
8.125” | 20.6 cm
3” | 7.6 cm (Diameter)
3” | 7.6 cm (Diameter)
Pilsner Glass
20.600
7.600
7.600
4900
https://p3d.in/e/tdH7R
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Pilsner GlassView of the Pilsner Glass in 3D available for downloadView of the Pilsner Glass in 3D available for download
6.375" | 16.2 cm
2” | 5.1 cm (Diameter)
2” | 5.1 cm (Diameter)
Stange Glass
16.200
5.100
5.100
450
https://p3d.in/e/Us2Ya
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Stange GlassPerspective view of a 3D model of the Stange GlassPerspective view of a 3D model of the Stange Glass
7” | 17.8 cm
3.375” | 8.6 cm (Diameter)
3.375” | 8.6 cm (Diameter)
Stout Glass
17.800
8.600
8.600
1600
https://p3d.in/e/W41Xa
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Stout Glass3D model of the Stout Glass viewed in perspective3D model of the Stout Glass viewed in perspective
8.625” | 21.9 cm
3.875” | 9.8 cm (Diameter)
3.875” | 9.8 cm (Diameter)
Thistle Glass
21.900
9.800
9.800
300
https://p3d.in/e/C2eps
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Thistle GlassView of the Thistle Glass in 3D available for downloadView of the Thistle Glass in 3D available for download
6” | 15.2 cm
3.54” | 9 cm (Diameter)
3.54” | 9 cm (Diameter)
Tulip Glass
15.200
9.000
9.000
3600
https://p3d.in/e/TONu4
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Tulip GlassPerspective view of a 3D model of the Tulip GlassPerspective view of a 3D model of the Tulip Glass
8.375” | 21.3 cm
3.125” | 7.9 cm (Diameter)
3.125” | 7.9 cm (Diameter)
Weizen Glass
21.300
7.900
7.900
250
https://p3d.in/e/UueGz
3D
Weizen Glass3D model of the Weizen Glass viewed in perspective3D model of the Weizen Glass viewed in perspective
6.375" | 16.2 cm
3” | 7.6 cm (Diameter)
3” | 7.6 cm (Diameter)
Willi Becher Glass
16.200
7.600
7.600
700
https://p3d.in/e/5s8Of
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Willi Becher GlassView of the Willi Becher Glass in 3D available for downloadView of the Willi Becher Glass in 3D available for download
36” | 91.4 cm
4.9” | 12.4 cm (Diameter)
4.9” | 12.4 cm (Diameter)
Yard Glass
91.400
12.400
12.400
1300
https://p3d.in/e/1hmDk
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Yard GlassPerspective view of a 3D model of the Yard GlassPerspective view of a 3D model of the Yard Glass
Willi Becher Glass
Scale illustrations of the Willi Becher Glass and other similar beer glasses

German pubs love serving beer in the Willi Becher Glass. It is the standard beer glass there, favored for three things: thick bottom for stability, tapered sides for head retention and comfortable hold, and tall contemporary appeal. You may use it to serve Oktoberfestbier, Rauchbier, and Schwarzbier, Marzen.

The Willi Becher Glass has an overall height of 6.375" (16.2 cm) and diameter of 3” (7.6 cm). The Willi Becher Glass holds a volume of 16 oz (47.3 cL).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Willi Becher Glass with height and diameter dimensions
German pubs love serving beer in the Willi Becher Glass. It is the standard beer glass there, favored for three things: thick bottom for stability, tapered sides for head retention and comfortable hold, and tall contemporary appeal. You may use it for Oktoberfestbier, Rauchbier, and Schwarzbier.

The Willi Becher Glass has an overall height of 6.375" (16.2 cm) and diameter of 3” (7.6 cm). The Willi Becher Glass holds a volume of 16 oz (47.3 cL).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Willi Becher Glass with height and diameter dimensions
Willi Becher Glass
Height:
6.375" | 16.2 cm
Width:
3” | 7.6 cm (Diameter)
Length:
Depth:
3” | 7.6 cm (Diameter)
Weight:
Area:

Top Diameter: 2.875” | 7.3 cm

Bottom Diameter: 2.25” | 5.7 cm

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Willi Becher Glass front elevation, side, plan

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American Pint Glass
Scale illustrations of the American Pint Glass and other similar beer glasses

The American Pint is relatively tall, almost the size of a beer can. One thing to note about it is it has a foot or solid base, and the bowl narrows towards the bottom but widens towards the top. It lacks handles, and the common shapes include conical, nonik, jug, tulip, and a can-shaped pint.

The American Pint Glass has an overall height of 5.875” (14.9 cm) and diameter of 3.25" (8.3 cm). The American Pint Glass holds a volume of 16 oz (47.3 cL).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the American Pint Glass with height and diameter dimensions
The American Pint is relatively tall, almost the size of a beer can. One thing to note about it is it has a foot or solid base, and the bowl narrows towards the bottom but widens towards the top. It lacks handles, and the common shapes include conical, nonik, jug, tulip, and a can-shaped pint.

The American Pint Glass has an overall height of 5.875” (14.9 cm) and diameter of 3.25" (8.3 cm). The American Pint Glass holds a volume of 16 oz (47.3 cL).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the American Pint Glass with height and diameter dimensions
American Pint Glass
Height:
5.875” | 14.9 cm
Width:
3.25" | 8.3 cm (Diameter)
Length:
Depth:
3.25" | 8.3 cm (Diameter)
Weight:
Area:

Bottom Diameter: 2.375” | 6 cm

Materials
Glass
Designer

Drawings include:
American Pint Glass front elevation, side, plan

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Stange Glass
Collection of drawings of the Stange Glass compared to other related beer glasses

The Stange Glass has its origins in Cologne. It is tall, thin, and almost cylindrical, ergo limited in volume. The glass is clear for showing off your kölsch. The biggest advantage of this glass is it is lightweight, and the thick-bottom base ensures it is sturdy. You may use it to serve cocktails or other light-bodied brews.

The Stange Glass has an overall height of 6.375" (16.2 cm) and diameter of 2” (5.1 cm). The Stange Glass holds a volume of 6.8 oz (20 cL).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Stange Glass labeled with height and diameter in plan and elevation
The Stange Glass has its origins in Cologne. It is tall, thin, and almost cylindrical, ergo limited in volume. The glass is clear for showing off your kölsch. The biggest advantage of this glass is it is lightweight, and the thick-bottom base ensures it is sturdy. You may use it to serve cocktails.

The Stange Glass has an overall height of 6.375" (16.2 cm) and diameter of 2” (5.1 cm). The Stange Glass holds a volume of 6.8 oz (20 cL).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Stange Glass labeled with height and diameter in plan and elevation
Stange Glass
Height:
6.375" | 16.2 cm
Width:
2” | 5.1 cm (Diameter)
Length:
Depth:
2” | 5.1 cm (Diameter)
Weight:
Area:
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Glass
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Drawings include:
Stange Glass front elevation, side, plan

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Beer Mug - 16 oz
Collection of drawings of the Beer Mug (16 oz) compared to other related beer glasses

A Beer Mug is a large beer glass. Everything in it seems to be oversized—starting with the handle, bowl, and foot. Hence, ideal for multipurpose use. Besides, they are clear, with many decorations near their bottoms and available also in different finishes. You can use them as birthday or wedding gifts.

The Beer Mug (16 oz) has an overall height of 6.125” (15.6 cm), diameter of 3.5” (8.9 cm), and overall width of 5” (12.7 cm). The Beer Mug (16 oz) holds a volume of 16 oz (47.3 cL).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Beer Mug (16 oz) labeled with height and diameter in plan and elevation
A Beer Mug is a large beer glass. Everything in it seems to be oversized—starting with the handle, bowl, and foot. Hence, ideal for multipurpose use. Besides, they are clear, with many decorations near their bottoms and available also in different finishes. You can use them as gifts.

The Beer Mug (16 oz) has an overall height of 6.125” (15.6 cm), diameter of 3.5” (8.9 cm), and overall width of 5” (12.7 cm). The Beer Mug (16 oz) holds a volume of 16 oz (47.3 cL).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Beer Mug (16 oz) labeled with height and diameter in plan and elevation
Beer Mug - 16 oz
Height:
6.125” | 15.6 cm
Width:
5” | 12.7 cm
Length:
Depth:
3.5” | 8.9 cm (Diameter)
Weight:
Area:
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Glass
Designer

Drawings include:
Beer Mug (16 oz) front elevation, side, plan

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Nonic Pint Glass
Set of drawings comparing the size of the Nonic Pint Glass and other beer glasses

When you enter any British pub, you will most probably be served beer in the Nonic Pint as it is the most recognized and widely used pint glass. The glass is loved for its practicality, durability, and large volume. Hence ideal for high traffic eateries. This simple glass is identified by the bulge near the top and a solid base, promoting a better grip of the glass.

The Nonic Pint Glass has an overall height of 5.625” (14.3 cm) and diameter of 3.2” (8.1 cm). The Nonic Pint Glass holds a volume of 16 oz (47.3 cL).

Series of measured drawings of the Nonic Pint Glass labeled with height and diameter in plan and elevation
When you enter any British pub, you will most probably be served beer in the Nonic Pint as it is the most recognized and widely used pint glass. The glass is loved for its practicality, durability, and large volume. Hence ideal for high traffic eateries. This glass is identified by the top bulge.

The Nonic Pint Glass has an overall height of 5.625” (14.3 cm) and diameter of 3.2” (8.1 cm). The Nonic Pint Glass holds a volume of 16 oz (47.3 cL).

Series of measured drawings of the Nonic Pint Glass labeled with height and diameter in plan and elevation
Nonic Pint Glass
Height:
5.625” | 14.3 cm
Width:
3.2” | 8.1 cm (Diameter)
Length:
Depth:
3.2” | 8.1 cm (Diameter)
Weight:
Area:

Bottom Diameter: 2.375” | 6 cm

Materials
Glass
Designer

Drawings include:
Nonic Pint Glass front elevation, side, plan

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